Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Last Stand in Tennessee ~ December 27, 1864

Marker ID: THC 3F 32
Location: TN 11, Giles County, on north side of Sugar Creek
County: Giles
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


Here Forrest's Cavalry Corps fought its last Tennessee action. Covering Hood's retreat, it erected hasty works in the gap to the north. Upon approach of Federals, fire was opened at close range, followed by a charge by two regiments of Ross's Brigade and